Skip to main content

Kaz Hirai - Playstation 3 Interview (October 2006)

Movies Preview

movies
Kaz Hirai - Playstation 3 Interview (October 2006)

by Kikizo

Publication date 2006
Language English
Kikizo interviews Kaz Hirai, then Vice President of Sony's Corporate Executive, in October 2006. The interview was done in the 'PlayStation Lounge', a luxury dining suite near the top of SCEI's global headquarters building.

Questions of course centre on Sony and the PlayStation 3, this being done before the release of the console in November 2006. There are a lot of business questions, prediction questions and strategy questions, and a few humorous ones towards the end - see the segments list for more information.

The original video page is available at Kikizo. Thanks to Kikizo for the source.

Segments

<ul><li>Sony's changed attitude since E3
</li><li>Showing PS3 off to consumers for the first time
</li><li>"We don't want to make announcements that have no meaning"
</li><li>PlayStation profitability - "making huge contributions"
</li><li>Losing IP exclusivity on titles like Assassin's Creed
</li><li>PS3 a "completely different entertainment experience"
</li><li>Sixasis and loss of rumble - why not settle with Immersion
</li><li>Input functionality more important than feedback device
</li><li>If HD-DVD prevails where is PS3 left for movie playback?
</li><li>SCEA not concerned with Blu-ray, but establishing PS3
</li><li>Launch supplies and ramping up production for Holidays
</li><li>Strategic delay of the European launch
</li><li>Strong platform six or seven years from now
</li><li>No Riiiidge Racer or Massive Damage jokes - guaranteed.
</li></ul>

Contact Information Kikizo; <a href="http://www.kikizo.com/>http://www.kikizo.com/</a>

comment
Reviews

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)
Videogame Interviews
movies
eye 204
favorite 0
comment 0
Videogame Interviews
movies
eye 449
favorite 0
comment 0
Videogame Interviews
by Kikizo
movies
eye 419
favorite 0
comment 0
Videogame Interviews
movies
eye 436
favorite 0
comment 0
Videogame Interviews
movies
eye 199
favorite 0
comment 0
Videogame Interviews
movies
eye 1,214
favorite 0
comment 0
Videogame Interviews
movies
eye 221
favorite 0
comment 0
Videogame Interviews
by Kikizo
movies
eye 1,644
favorite 2
comment 0
Videogame Interviews
by Kikizo
movies
eye 672
favorite 0
comment 0
Videogame Interviews
movies
eye 348
favorite 0
comment 0